2008 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 22 April 2008 , 12:04:31 byVeronica

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

Porsche developed the Turbo S, the most powerful Cayenne of them all. Under the hood it hides a 4.8-liter V8 engine capable of developing 550 horsepower. From the outside, the Turbo S can be recognized by its 21-inch SportPlus alloy wheels housed within its painted wheel arches and by sports exhaust system with four tailpipes made from aluminum investment casting. All models of the Turbo S have a chassis which benefits from air suspension along with Porsche Active Suspension Management which is combined with Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control and Servotronic speed-sensitive variable power steering. The high quality character of the new Cayenne top-of-the-range Turbo S is emphasized by the standard equipment of the interior, the front sports seat with Comfort Memory Package, rear seating with individual seat contours, aluminum door panels showing the name plate together with leather upholstery in two exclusive dual-color combinations plus a leather steering wheel with padded center. The Cayenne Turbo S also comes with the option of voice actuation with full word recognition for navigation system destinations, universal audio interface, cell phone link-up through Bluetooth and a TV module for both analog and digital terrestrial signals. Because the carmaker modified the exhaust system and improved the engine control, the maximum torque was increased to 750 Nm. In the end, the model is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and to reach a top speed of 280 km/h. To handle the extra power, the carmaker offered a 6-piston aluminum monoblock fixed caliper brakes together with two-part internally ventilated brake disks with diameter of 380, on the front axle and a 4-piston aluminum monoblock brake disk together with internally ventilated brake disks with diameter of 358 mm on the rear one. The carmaker established an international starting price of EUR111.400.